[ic] Help the n00b! what's up with http://http//"IP.ADDRESS.HERE"/cgi-bin/ic/"StoreName"/

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Jul 13 04:57:57 EDT 2007

Peter wrote:
> On 07/12/2007 01:23 PM, Chris Moore wrote:
>> I noticed that everything other than the store main page was pointing to the
>> internal IP address (thus did not work out of network), and I found in the
>> interchange administration where the locations were set, under the table
>> 'variable' fields 'SAMPLEURL', 'SECURE_SERVER', and 'SERVER_NAME'. I changed
>> all these to my static IP address thinking that would
>> fix the problem until I transfer my domain name over from godaddy. This was
>> apparently a bad idea, as the address for all the links started beginning
>> with "http://http//72.149....."  Oops -I must've made a typo- where's the
>> ":" and why the doubling there? I go back into the admin mode by manually
>> tweaking the address bar and check my work - no I had actually put in the
>> ":". But I apparently can't fix it now because it won't save with the
>> setting wrong using the interchange console.  Help!!! 
> Edit the file products/variables.txt, find the entry for SERVER_NAME and
> remove the http:// part, then restart Interchange.
>> Another issue that has been covered here a dozen times, but I really need a
>> lot of hand holding to fix:
>> I am still running a threaded perl -5.8.8 and I am relatively clueless as to
>> where or how to get an unthreaded version. 
> You can run Interchange on the newest threaded perl versions (yours is
> new enough) without problems but you'll still take about a 30%
> performance hit.  Depending on which version of IC you are running you
> may have to set the MINIVEND_FORCE_THREADS environment variable when
> starting IC, though.

Presumably the performance hit is much smaller than 30% with a recent
DBI. So please disregard this number.


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